Lemon-Basil Chicken Breasts

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Kim127

I got this dinner idea out of Southern Living. Pretty quick and easy. Prep time includes chilling time.

Top Review by mightyro_cooking4u

I enjoyed the lemony flavor of the chicken. I didn't use the entire amount, because I was afraid that it wuld be too strong. Made for 123 Hits.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Whisk together first six ingredients in a large bowl, mixing well.
  2. Add chicken, cover and refrigerate for 40 minutes or so, turning occasionally.
  3. Remove chicken from marinade, and save marinade.
  4. Cook chicken in 1 tablespoon hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 5 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  5. Pour reserved marinade through a wire mesh strainer into skillet.
  6. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer 8-10 minutes or until chicken is done.
  7. Serve over rice.

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